2012 Poet's Market

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Robert Lee Brewer
Writer's Digest Books, Aug 20, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 576 pages
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Poets’ #1 source for getting their work published, heard or seen! • Enhanced editorial features including a poetry calendar, worksheets, poetic forms and a submission tracker • Includes a downloadable “poetry slam” with accompanying author commentary • Plus a premium one-year access to www.writersmarket.com’s poetry listings, including competitions, literary journals and more This new edition of 2012 Poets’ Market ramps up the focus on how-to editorial material with no reduction in number of markets available. It includes a special focus on determining how to select the literary journal that is right for your work, as well as tips and techniques for improving your craft. The inclusion of interactive checklists and worksheets will help poets write the best poems they can. Plus, readers will gain access to an exclusive poetry slam including original work read aloud by guest presenters and contributors to the book, with each poem followed by commentary describing the inspiration behind each poem and how it was created.
 

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Contents

or Let My Verse Go
113
Writing Experimental Poetry
116
Why Prose Poems?
119
Poetic Forms
122
101 Poetry Prompts
137
A Regional Blogging Poet
148
Making Poems Social
153
Blogging Vlogging and Tweeting
159

Offer Private Writing Workshops
40
On Poetry Contests and Competitions
46
Is It A Con?
51
How to Get Your Poetry Into Their Hands
55
10 Tips For The Perfect Reading
60
What Is A Press Kit?
63
And How to Create One
67
Get the Most Out of Your Blog
74
Twitter Cheat Sheet For Writers
81
Tips for Using Two Social Networking Sites
84
Poetry Calendar
89
Truth and Consequences in Poetry
107
A Different Take on Truth Poetry
110
The Importance of Form
163
Dont Edit Out the Ugly
167
MagazinesJournals
174
Contests Awards
472
State Provincial
507
Conferences Workshops Festivals
513
Organizations
522
Poets in Education
529
Glossary of Listing Terms
532
Glossary of Poetry Terms
536
General Index
542
Editor Names Index
557
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About the author (2011)

In addition to his work with Writer's Market Deluxe Edition, Robert Lee Brewer is the editor of WritersMarket.com and its biweekly newsletter, Market Update. Robert lives in Eaton, Ohio.

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